Educator Resources: Respiratory
What actually happens inside our body when we have a disease? In what ways can we prevent certain health issues and maintain a healthy lifestyle? What innovative scientific solutions are being developed to help improve our health? Explore the answers to these questions and more with engaging, standards-aligned lessons and activities.
Air Quality and You
Learn how air quality and how noncommunicable diseases such as asthma can affect you and the people around us. Through this digital lesson, students will gain an understanding about how asthma causes symptoms that make breathing more difficult.
Digital Lesson for Students
Asthma is the most prevalent noncommunicable disease worldwide. Students will explore how substances in the environment can enter the body and the ways in which these pollutants can trigger or exacerbate respiratory symptoms.
• One Student-Facing Presentation PPT
• One Teacher Guide PDF
Escape the Pandemic
Help students learn how scientists race around the clock to find a cure for a flu pandemic in this Escape Room activity. Through this real-world scenario, students will see how a virus spreads from person to person around the world and has the power to affect a very large number of people. By the end, students will discover the health risks of influenzas and various ways to stop the spread of disease.